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Maine House Overrides Veto of Solar Rebate Bill

Maine House Overrides Veto of Solar Rebate Bill

| April 14, 2014

Maine’s House of Representatives has voted to overturn Gov. Paul LePage’s veto of a bill restoring a rebate program for solar panels. The Democratic-led House voted 105-41 to override the Republican governor’s veto of the bill that would provide $1 million for the program that would last more than two years. It now goes to […]

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Gov. LePage Vetoes Solar Power Bill

Gov. LePage Vetoes Solar Power Bill

| April 11, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage has vetoed a bill that would restore a rebate program for people that buy solar power systems. The bill vetoed by the Republican governor on Friday would provide $1 million for the program that would last more than two years. The bill was amended by Republican Rep. […]

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Senate Rejects LePage’s Business Zones Plan

Senate Rejects LePage’s Business Zones Plan

| April 11, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine Senate has voted down Gov. Paul LePage’s bill to offer business tax breaks and workers the freedom not to pay labor union fees in an effort to attract big companies to the state. The Republican governor’s bill would set up pilot project areas in Brunswick and Limestone. Businesses that […]

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Maine Senate Overrides LePage Vetoes

Maine Senate Overrides LePage Vetoes

| April 2, 2014

  AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – The Maine Senate has followed the actions of the House to overturn two of Republican Gov. Paul LePage’s vetoes. The Democratic-led House and Senate overturned LePage’s veto of a bill Wednesday creating a study group aimed at strengthening laws to protect children from abuse and neglect. LePage said the Department […]

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Gov. LePage to Visit Morocco for UNE Event

Gov. LePage to Visit Morocco for UNE Event

| March 28, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine Gov. Paul LePage will travel to Morocco this month to help celebrate the University of New England’s new campus in Tangier. The Republican governor’s office said Friday that LePage will also seek trade opportunities for Maine when he visits the country for the ceremony on April 22. Among the others […]

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